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NSSF Applauds OCC Finalization of Fair Access Banking Rule

January 14, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, applauded the finalization of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) rule to end discrimination by financial service providers against the firearm industry and others. … Continue reading

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NSSF Commends Rep. Jeff Duncan’s Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act

January 6, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, commends U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan’s (R-S.C.) introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, H.R. 95. The legislation was introduced with 36 original co-sponsors. The bill would remove firearm … Continue reading

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NSSF Hails Rep. Richard Hudson’s Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation

For immediate release | January 5, 2021 H.R. 38 Would End Patchwork of Confusing Gun Law for CC Permit Holders NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, hailed U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson’s (R-N.C.) introduction of the Concealed Carry … Continue reading

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ATF Rescinds Stabilizing Brace Notice

December 23, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, reports that late today the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) rescinded its Notice of “Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with Stabilizing Braces” that was … Continue reading

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NSSF Awards Five-Star Rating to Midwest Shooting Center

For immediate release | December 10, 2020 NSSF Awards Five-Star Rating to Midwest Shooting Center NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry is pleased to announce that it has awarded its highest Five-Star rating for range … Continue reading

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NSSF Launches PSAs on Storing Firearms Securely in Vehicles

December 8, 2020 NSSF Launches PSAs on Storing Firearms Securely in Vehicles New informational videos offer important safety considerations to help responsible gun owners prevent theft and unauthorized access NEWTOWN, Conn. – In two new video public service announcements, the … Continue reading

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New NSSF SHOT University Online Learning Modules for Suicide Prevention

For immediate release | December 3, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF’s SHOT UniversityTM Online learning portal offers a new presentation to help firearm owners, retailers and employees better understand the complexities of suicide and suicide prevention. The suicide prevention modules … Continue reading

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NSSF Member Employees Shine in SHOT Business ‘40 Under 40’ Listing

For immediate release | November 23, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – SHOT Business®, the official publication of NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, recently published its December 2020 issue. Its most notable feature article, and the first of its kind to … Continue reading

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SAAMI Announces New Affiliated Member Category

SAAMI has added a new membership category, Affiliated Members, to the organization’s body of professional supports. November 6, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that it has added a new membership … Continue reading

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Bear Creek Arsenal Sponsors November Gearbox Giveaway

November 5, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Bear Creek Arsenal is sponsoring November 2020’s Gearbox Giveaway in support of the +ONESM Movement. Headquartered in Sanford, North Carolina, Bear Creek Arsenal … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS NSSF HAS CANCELLED SHOT SHOW 2021 DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

NSSF Announces 2021 SHOT Show Cancelation Statement from NSSF President & CEO Joe Bartozzi: Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the world, NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, today makes the difficult announcement that the 2021 SHOT … Continue reading

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NSSF Praises Senate Confirmation, Swearing in of Justice Amy Coney Barrett

For immediate release | October 26, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, praised the U.S. Senate confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court by Justice Clarence Thomas … Continue reading

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Ruger Embraces New Shooters With +ONE Gearbox Giveaway

For immediate release | October 23, 2020 Ruger Embraces New Shooters With +ONE Gearbox Giveaway NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., is backing the +ONESM Movement with … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces Fall #RangeChallenge ‘Aiming for Autumn’ Series for Ranges

October 21, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce the launch of the new #RangeChallengeSM “Aiming in Autumn” target game for use by indoor and outdoor ranges across the country. Building … Continue reading

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NSSF Recognized for its Leadership in Receiving NASGW’s Highest Award

 October 20, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers today presented the National Shooting Sports Foundation® with its highest award, the Chairwoman’s Award, in recognition of the extraordinary contributions NSSF® has made to all who work … Continue reading

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A Guide for Parents: Understanding Youth Mental Health and Preventing Unauthorized Access to Firearms

October 20, 2020 To Book Interviews with Joe Bartozzi, President and CEO, National Shooting Sports Foundation: Contact Bill Brassard, Senior Communications Director, bbrassard@nssf.com or 203-426-1320 ext 212 To View the Resource and Video, Visit: http://www.projectchildsafe.org/parents-resources/ NEWTOWN, Conn. – The National … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Biden-Harris Wants to Repeal PLCAA

The bipartisan law prevents activist lawyers and politicians from attacking the firearm industry with frivolous lawsuits that are designed to bankrupt manufacturers for the heinous crimes committed by individuals. October 19, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for … Continue reading

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Richmond Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases

NSSF, ATF, DOJ Emphasize ‘Don’t Lie for the Other Guy’ NEWTOWN, Conn. – RICHMOND, Va. — As part of an ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal “straw” purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) and the Bureau … Continue reading

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Biden-Harris Would Weaponize ATF Against Firearm Retailers

For immediate release | October 12, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is focusing on former Vice President Joe Biden’s radical antigun campaign promise turn the Bureau of Alcohol. Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) … Continue reading

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Magpul Industries Contributes $100,000 to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

October 7, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Magpul Industries Corporation, a leading firearm accessories manufacturer, has contributed $100,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE® voter registration, education and mobilization campaign. “Election … Continue reading

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Federal, CCI and Speer Ammunition Contribute $100,000 to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

October 6, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Federal, CCI and Speer Ammunition, leading firearm ammunition manufacturers part of Vista Outdoor, have contributed $100,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE® voter registration, … Continue reading

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Bushnell Contributes $25,000 to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

Bushnell’s contribution to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE campaign means millions of new firearm owners and Second Amendment supporters will become registered voters, educated and active heading into November’s election. NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased … Continue reading

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Leupold & Stevens, Inc. Makes Significant Contribution to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

Leupold is going above and beyond to assist NSSF in registering, educating and activating voters ahead of November’s election. NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Leupold & Stevens, Inc., a … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Biden Gun Control Would Choke Gun Sales

For immediate release | September 28, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is shining a spotlight on former Vice President Joe Biden’s radical antigun campaign promise to end gun sales as America knows it. … Continue reading

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Taurus USA Contributes $100,000 to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

September 28, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Taurus USA, one of the nation’s leading firearm manufacturers, has contributed $100,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE® voter registration, education and mobilization campaign. … Continue reading

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NSSF Backs President’s Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

September 26, 2020 NSSF Backs President’s Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, tonight expressed its strong support for President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney … Continue reading

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Benelli USA Contributes $100,000 to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Benelli USA, a leading firearm manufacturer, has contributed $100,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE® voter registration and education campaign. “Election Day 2020 represents the intersection of … Continue reading

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Davidson’s, Inc. Contributes $50,000 to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

For immediate release | September 22, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Davidson’s, Inc., a leading firearm wholesale distributor, has contributed $50,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE® voter registration, education and … Continue reading

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Beretta USA Contributes $100,000 to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Beretta USA, a leading firearm manufacturer, has contributed $100,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE® voter registration and education campaign. “The firearm industry is fortunate to have … Continue reading

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Guns.com Commits to Platinum Sponsorship of 2021 SHOT University

NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that Guns.com has agreed to sponsor the 2021 SHOT UniversitySM at the Platinum level. Headquartered in Burnsville, Minnesota, Guns.com is a firearms marketplace that partners … Continue reading

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NSSF Releases 2020 Congressional Report Card

NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, released its 2020 Congressional Report Card, grading all 431 U.S. Representatives and 100 U.S. Senators on key legislation that was of critical importance to the firearm and ammunition industry, … Continue reading

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National Shooting Sports Month Gets a Boost With S&W Gearbox Giveaway

For immediate release | September 16, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Smith & Wesson has agreed to sponsor a “+ONE Concealed Carry” Gearbox Giveaway in support of 2020’s … Continue reading

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Firearm Industry Commends U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s Commitment to True Gun Safety

For immediate release | September 14, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, joined U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R – S.C.) at Palmetto State Armory, in Greenville, S.C., to commend him for his commitment to … Continue reading

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Otis Technology Keeps 2021 SHOT Show Safe with Hand Sanitizer Sponsorship

LAS VEGAS — NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Otis Technology will be supplying more than 52,500 bottles of hand sanitizer for distribution during the 2021 SHOT Show®. Headquartered in Lyons Falls, New York, Otis … Continue reading

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Hornady Manufacturing Contributes $500,000 to NSSF’s 2020 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

For immediate release | September 9, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Hornady Manufacturing, a leading ammunition manufacturer, contributed $500,000 to NSSF’s #GUNVOTE® voter registration and education campaign. This … Continue reading

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NSSF, Project ChildSafe Support Suicide Prevention Month with Resources for All Gun Owners

NEWTOWN, Conn. – As suicide prevention groups mark Suicide Prevention Month by calling for prevention to become a national priority during the COVID-19 pandemic, the firearm industry is supporting that effort by educating the public – particularly the gun-owning community, … Continue reading

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Enduring Partnerships: Manufacturer Excise Taxes and Conservation

To help emphasize the important work conservation agencies do and how Pittman-Robertson funds help them, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service produced this Enduring Partnerships video. NEWTOWN, Conn. – Our industry well knows that excise taxes collected on firearms, ammunition … Continue reading

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Geissele Automatics Donates 250,000 Face Masks to 2021 SHOT Show

For immediate release | August 27, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Geissele Automatics will be donating 250,000 face masks for distribution during the 2021 SHOT Show®. Headquartered in North Wales, … Continue reading

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Daniel Defense Boosts National Shooting Sports Month’s Participation with Gearbox Giveaway

NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Daniel Defense® has agreed to sponsor a Gearbox Giveaway in support of 2020’s National Shooting Sports Month®.After a friend introduced him to target shooting with a … Continue reading

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First-Time Gun Buyers Grow to Nearly 5 Million in 2020

NSSF surveyed firearm retailers which reported that 40 percent of sales were conducted to purchasers who have never previously owned a firearm. NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, updated retail survey-based estimates and concluded that … Continue reading

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